You find this recipe in almost every Indian restaurant that is so wonderful with Naan Bread or Roti. Now you can also try this high class rich creamy curry made from Paneer (Indian Cottage cheese) and cashews at your home.
Mixed vegetables (Carrot, Peas, Potatoes, Cauliflower): 2cups boiled
Onions: 2 chopped
Ginger, garlic paste: 2 teaspoon
Turmeric powder: ½ tsp
Dhania (Cumin) powder: 2 tsp
Red chili powder: 1 ½ tsp
Garam masala powder: 1 ½ tsp
Milk: 1 cup
Whipping cream: 2 tbsp
Ghee (clarified butter): 3 tbsp
Salt to taste
Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese): 1 cup
Tomato paste: 3 tbsp
Dried fruit & nuts (cashews, almond, raisins): 4 tbsp
Crushed pineapple: 4 tbsp (optional)
Dice paneer (Indian cottage cheese, available at Indian grocery stores) into sugar cubed sized pieces and deep fry in oil and keep it aside.
Heat ghee (clarified butter) in a pan, sauté onions, ginger garlic paste in low flame till the ghee separates from it.
Add tomato paste, turmeric powder, dhania powder, red chili powder, garam masala powder, salt and a little water. Then add the boiled vegetables and let it boil for some time till the gravy is thickened.
Then add milk and cream. Boil for a minute.
Before removing from heat add the paneer pieces, dried fruit & nuts and pineapple.
Garnish with coriander (cilantro) leaves.
Serve the delicious navaratna kurma with Indian bread naan or roti.